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Category : Values
Healthy, wealthy and happy?
I got referred to a lovely video on the links between health and wealth recently. This isn’t the same thing as saying wealth buys happiness, or even that health is equal to happiness – even if wealth helps with health it … Continue reading
When we look at money we don’t see the money – or the real things that we want. Sometimes we think we see happiness . Other times we think we are getting something we want. But often what we’re seeing is … Continue reading
Opinion seems to be divided about the idea of the happiness index. I’d welcome it with open arms if it actually meant the Government was going to take it seriously – it’s what I’ve been suggesting for a few years … Continue reading
There’s quite a bit about values on the site. What do you value? I’m assuming you know what you think money is for (if not, have a think about it now – maybe read this and consider what you believe). If you’re … Continue reading
Money is simple
Think about it, most people can do £1 + £1 = £2 and get the right answer, even if they need to use their fingers or a calculator. That’s all there is to money. Sure, you might need to scale … Continue reading
What is money for?
That is a standard question I ask clients. Some answers I’ve had to that are: To spend For a rainy day Be able to do what I want To buy stuff Show I’ve arrived Make more money To give me … Continue reading
Perhaps you make the unconscious assumption that if you only had that little bit (or a lot) more money, you would automatically be happier? Lots of people believe it, but in general it isn’t true. Up to a certain level … Continue reading